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Historic Sennen House Boutique Accommodation

9 Oxford Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Winter Garden, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

, and the owners. Talk about a whirlwind romance. Our ferry was running quite late, so we called and Lyell offered to pick us up at the dock if the rental car company was not open when we got there. We made it just in time, and they both greeted us and helped us with our bags, did a quick... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Lyell and Helena were great hosts doing above expected transport- to a restaurant at night and to our car hire place as our bags were so heavy. Room with a view over Picton was well provisioned with fruit and a lovely breakfast as well as a comfortable bed. Would certainly return.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We only had one night here unfortunately, but next time it will be for longer. The attention to detail is quite simply astounding; exquisite bedroom furnishings, modern bathrooms, private balcony overlooking the garden and the amazing breakfast hamper provided by welcoming hosts, Lyall and Helena. The only minor thing we experienced was that our bedroom backed onto another room. Unfortunately,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The accommodations are beautiful. The hosts are wonderful, friendly and very helpful. We loved the "make your own breakfast" and the provisions provided were delicious. It was a very quick walk into town for dinner. It was the perfect spot for a stay in Picton.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Sennen House, the only place to stay in Picton ! Stayed here for 5 nights in the James Cook apartment. Beautifully furnished, spacious and immaculate. Lots of extra little touches. Lovely private balcony over looking manicured gardens. lovely quiet location and only a 10 minute stroll down to the harbour. Breakfast hampers great. Lyall and Helena are fantastic hosts in... More 

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Grass Valley, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Location not correct in our guide book so was a longer walk to town than we expected. This was made up for by extremely friendly, helpful hosts. Lyall even surprised us at the end of our Queen Charlotte Track hike by meeting our boat. Room was beautifully appointed with comfortable bed. Garden and adjoining deck lovely. Lots to do in... More 

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

What a beautiful place Sennen House is. We stayed in the James Cook apartment and it was every bit as good as we had expected after looking at the photos on their website. The location is great. it is very quiet yet only a 10 minute walk from the harbour and breakfast on the peaceful, sunny verandah was exceedingly pleasant.... More 

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Excellent accommodation, clean, very comfortable with knowledgable hosts. I would highly recommend Senna House for short or longer stay. Rooms are very tastefully decorated, bed was most comfortable we slept in during out travels around New Zealand and the breakfast provisions in the room is a great way to start the day. Picton is an ideal base to visit the... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

A fantastic getaway for a weekend...or longer! The house, grounds and accommodation were immaculate but homely and very cozy. Helena and Lyall are fantastic hosts and have created an atmosphere for guests to retreat and unwind in luxurious privacy whilst making the most of Picton and the Marlborough Sounds. The accommodation is very comfortable and relaxed but individually decorated to... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We spent a night at the Historic Sennen House in the lovely Sir Joseph Banks room. It's a wonderful getaway - a home away from home. The room is beautiful, spacious, clean, and tastefully decorated. The location is great - just a walk to town. The owners Lyall and Helena are gracious, comforting and helpful. We arrived the day before... More 

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